Biomedical Sciences

Athena SWAN

Our Athena SWAN award recognises Biomedical Sciences commitment to recognising advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.

Athena Swan bronze logo

About Athena Swan

The Athena SWAN Bronze Award denotes Biomedical Sciences' commitment to the aims of the Charter, showing that we have recognised and responded to challenges and planned activities for the future.


The latest Athena Swan news in Biomedical Sciences

Recent initiatives

Some highlights of the recent initiatives which Biomedical Sciences achieved through the Athena Swan bronze submission.

Women in Science

Biomedical Sciences are proud to host several events which focus on women in science

Case studies

Here we highlight the various benefits to BMS staff to ensure work/life balance, development opportunities and support for parents.

Career break/Flexible working fellowships

There are a number of Fellowships which provide flexible support for anyone wishing to return to work. These include The Royal Society, Daphne Jackson Trust and the Wellcome.

Working with us

How Biomedical Sciences helps staff balance work with family responsibilities.


Some useful links which detail internal and external opportunities for development.

BMS caring grant scheme

Biomedical Sciences offer funding towards childcare costs for seminar speakers/conference presenters.